Originally Posted by osiris
Hold down shift when launching Reaper, that opens Reaper "bare" (not loading latest project). Then you can load the project in recovery mode as described in my blog post (I added some info in a comment). Good luck!
Well that didnt work but what did work was going to USERNAME/LIBRARY/APPLICATION SUPPORT/REAPER
and then RENAMING the Reaper folder and then OPENING the application. This rebooted Reaper and just made another Reaper folder and I deleted the one I renamed.